Michelle joined Prairie Engineers at the beginning of 2017 to support our newly acquired 8(a) certification with the Small Business Administration. Michelle has been diligently working to identify Federal contracting opportunities by attending industry and related events and staying informed of Federal publications and announcements. She has a strong understanding of intricate government requirements and procurement processes within the Federal sector. Michelle is familiar with tracking Federal forecasts for various US Army Corps of Engineers Districts, Veteran's Administration and multiple other government agencies. Through an organic process of establishing trusting relationships, successfully identifying and qualifying prospective teaming partners and teaming opportunities, Michelle is providing needed business development activities to maximize our opportunities in the Federal marketplace.